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2015-01-28 10:25:35

Women are two times more likely to be diagnosed with depression than men, and new research appearing in the journal Biological Psychiatry suggests that their sex hormones may be to blame.

2015-01-28 08:32:21

JERUSALEM, January 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc.

2015-01-27 23:15:03

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2015-01-26 23:07:52

Advanced Fertility Center of Texas is raising awareness for Thyroid Awarness Month all January long. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) January 26, 2015 What is

2015-01-26 20:22:20

VANCOUVER, Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - ESSA Pharma Inc.

2015-01-23 23:05:43

The prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate, recognizing a quality diabetes self-management education program, was awarded to the Joslin Diabetes Center, Affiliate

2015-01-23 20:21:40

DUBLIN, Jan. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) notes the announcement today by NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: NPSP) that the U.S.

2015-01-23 16:23:01

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Insulin Resistance - Pipeline Review, H1 2015" to its store. This report provides an overview of the Insulin Resistance's therapeutic pipeline. DALLAS, Jan.

2015-01-21 23:03:38

A newly launched clinical research study at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is examining whether an artificial pancreas (AP) can prevent too low blood sugar levels or hypoglycemia


Latest Endocrine system Reference Libraries

Technophobia
2013-12-24 11:45:54

Technophobia, from Greek techne, meaning art, skill, or craft, and phobos, meaning fear, is the fear or the dislike of advanced technology or complex devices, particularly computers. Although there are a number of interpretations of technophobia, they appear to become more complex as technology continues to evolve. The term is usually used in the sense of irrational fear, but others contend that their fears are justified. It is related to cyber phobia and it is the opposite of technophilia....

Pituitary gland
2013-04-30 10:34:49

The pituitary gland, also called the hypophysis, is an endocrine organ found within a small, bony cavity at the base of the brain. Its primary function is to secrete hormones that regulate homeostasis. More specifically, the pituitary gland is a glandular structure about the size of a pea. It is located below the brain and above the nasal cavity in a protected pocket called the sella turcica, which is within the sphenoid bone. It connects to the hypothalamus via a neck-like structure...

Pineal Gland
2013-04-30 10:31:18

The pineal gland, also called the epiphysis cerebri, is an endocrine organ located in the brain. Its primary function is to regulate the sleep cycle and influence sexual development. It is a reddish-gray glandular structure that forms the roof of the third ventricle in the brain, between the two lateral ventricles, tucked in a groove near the thalamic bodies. Its body is relatively the size of a grain of rice; it’s shaped like a pine cone and has an infindibular stalk projecting from it....

Ovaries
2013-03-05 14:55:04

The ovaries are the two reproductive female organs where the eggs are produced. These are parallel to the testes in men. Formation and Orientation Each ovary is the size of an almond and is located on one side of the pelvis before the ureter and internal iliac artery but after the external iliac artery. They are attached to either side of the uterus. They are connected and release eggs to fallopian tubes, though not attached, monthly during the menstrual cycle. They also produce...

Hypothalamus
2013-03-04 13:43:30

The hypothalamus is an organ that serves as an important link, along the hypothalamic-hypophyseal axis, between the nervous system and the endocrine system. It is located within the cranial cavity, in the cerebrum, right below the thalamus. It also forms the floor of the third ventricle in the brain. It contains neural pathways, blood vessels, glial cells, and secretory cells—all of which work together to control things like body temperature, hunger, thirst, sleep, and hormonal and...

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Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.